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in concord that gutted a second story unit on tioga road. barbara dell is live at the complex and joins us now. crews did a good job of containing the fire. >> reporter: kept it from spreading much further. the fire department has left within the past hour. the fire is out, the residents are safe and most of the evacuees have been allowed back inside to their homes here. this after a fire ripped through one of their neighbor's units early this morng. now, the fire department tells us the woman who live there is is very lucky she made it out unharmed. >> the good thing is that the homeowner had a working smoke alarm. it woke her up this morning and saved her life. >> without it? >> without it, she probably would have at least needed rescue and may have even killed her. >> reporter: the fire department believes the fire was accidental. that it started around a gas fireplace in that unit just before 7:00 this morning. they are still trying to figure out what was the source of ignition. the fire destroyed her unit, damaged the unit below and next door. when the fire department arrived, the fir
an asteroid out there, not going to hit us, just give us a close shave in 20 to 25 minutes. this is an asteroid about 150 feet in diameter will miss earth by only 17,000 miles. cosmiccally speaking, that's very close, closer to us than some of our own satellites. >> its proximity and its size, it will still appear probably as a little dot of light moving against the background of the stars. so even in this big powerful telescope, we're not going to have such a close view of this object that you might see it shape. we might see a change in brightness of this object if it's rotating as it moves across the sky. >> astronomers here at the chabot space center in oakland where i'm at right now will be keeping an eye on this when it comes into view tonight. they're part of a special network of observatories collecting and data. they'll have a viewing party here inside their large 36-inch reflector telescope room, which you can see right there. this will be between 7:30 and 10:30 tonight. it is free and open to the public. i have such great faith in our astronomers that i can say t
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